From: Nigeria

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number 29-93-5
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Owo-Yoruba
Provenience Nigeria
Culture Area Owo-Yoruba
Section African
Materials Ivory

Ivory. Double; inner cylinder locked with outer by raised carving.

Yoruba ivory armlet. Double ivory armlets, carved from a single section of elephant tusk, are part of the ceremonial costume of chiefs.

Height 13 cm
Width 10.8 cm
Depth 9.2 cm
Credit Line Purchased from the Estate of George Byron Gordon, 1927
Other Number 757 - Other Number | 125 - Other Number

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